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Abrasive Mixer

Aliases: Ceramic Mixer

Industry/Sector(s): Glass and Ceramics


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks an Abrasive Mixer is expected to perform include:
  •  Tending the mixing machine to make abrasive compounds for use in making, grinding, polishing and buffing the wheels and hones
  •  Calculating the amount of grit, clay and adhesive required according to formulas
  •  Weighing out ingredients, dumping them into the mixing machine and starting the mixing machine
  •  Feeling the mixture and adding water and resins until the specified consistency is attained
  •  Scooping the mixed compound into an oscillating sieve to screen out lumps and oversized granules
  •  Dumping the compound into barrels for further processing
  •  Recording the quantities of ingredients used in each mix
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  •  It requires one to be on their toes
  •  Need not handle a team
  •  Local travelling is not a part of job
  •  Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  •  Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  •  Factories usually work for 5/6 days a week for 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory
  •  Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

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KEY COMPETENCIES 4
  •  Basic knowledge of measuring ingredients or substances to be used in production processes
  •  Knowledge of mixing substances to create chemical solutions
  •  Good knowledge of adjusting equipment controls to regulate the flow of production materials
  •  Well-versed in loading/unloading mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing
  •  Ability to clean the interior surfaces of holes
  •  Physically fit
  •  Manual dexterity
  •  Arm-hand steadiness
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of operating the mixing machine for making ceramics and like products

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 5
  •  Indian Institute of Ceramics
  •  Government Polytechnic, Haryana
  •  Gujarat Technological University, Ahmadabad
  •  Lukhdhirji Engineering College, Rajkot
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://www.scholarshipsinindia.com/articles/employment_opportunities_in_pottery_ceramics.html

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

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CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 6

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Transfer option
  •  India: Yes
  •  Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 7
  •  For freshers - ₹ 150 to ₹ 248 per day
  •  For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - ₹ 200 to ₹ 350 per day
(This figure are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Ceramic manufacturing companies across India

KEYWORDS 
  •  Ceramic Mixer
  •  Finisher
  •  Mixer Operator
  •  Machine Blender
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8181.2200 Abrasive Mixer
ISCO 2008 8181 Glass and Ceramics Plant Operators
NIC 2008 23993 Manufacture of millstones, sharpening or polishing stones and natural or artificial abrasive products, including abrasive powder or grain on a base of textile material, paper, paper board or other material
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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National Classification of Occupations Division 8
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